Monday, September 23, 2013

Book Spotlight and Giveaway: The Reckless Engineer by Jac Wright

Today, I'm spotlighting The Reckless Engineer on my blog! 
There is also a giveaway going on for the author's short story called The Closet; look to the bottom of this post for all the deets!

Author: Jac Wright
Genre: Literary Suspense, Romantic Suspense, Legal Thriller, Psychological Thriller, British mystery


Love is a battlefield. 
The aftershocks of an affair reverberate out to those in the lives of the lovers, who will NOT take it lying down.

Jack Connor's lives an idyllic life by the Portsmouth seaside married to Caitlin McAllen, a stunning billionaire heiress, and working at his two jobs as the Head of Radar Engineering of Marine Electronics and as the Director of Engineering of McAllen BlackGold, his powerful father-in-law Douglas McAllen's extreme engineering company in Oil & Gas. He loves his two sons from his first marriage and is amicably divorced from his beautiful first wife Marianne Connor. Their delicately balanced lives are shattered when sexy Michelle Williams, with whom Jack is having a secret affair and who is pregnant with his child, is found dead and Jack is arrested on suspicion for the murder.

Jeremy Stone brings London's top defence attorney, John Stavers, to handle his best friend's defence.

Who is the bald man with the tattoo of a skull seen entering the victim's house? Who is "KC" who Caitlin makes secret calls to from a untraceable mobile? Has powerful Douglas McAllen already killed his daughter's first partner and is he capable of killing again? Is Caitlin's brother Ronnie McAllen's power struggle with Jack for the control of McAllen Industries so intense that he is prepared to kill and frame his brother-in-law? Is the divorce from Jack's first wife as amicable on her part as they believe it to be? Are his sons prepared to kill for their vast inheritance? Who are the ghosts from Caitlin's past in Aberdeen, Scotland haunting the marriage? What is the involvement of Jack's manager at Marine Electronics?

The cast of characters is made even more colorful by the supporting entourage: the big Scott and his gang, Hosé and Heineken, who carry out Douglas McAllen’s “troubleshooting;” McAllens' bumbling solicitors McKinley and Magnus Laird; Caitlin McAllen’s handymen, Cossack and Levent; and Jeremy’s sidekick, the gay black actor working in the London West End.

While Jack is charged and his murder trial proceeds in the Crown Court under barrister John Stavers’ expert care, Jeremy runs a race against time to find the real killer and save his friend's life, if he is in fact innocent, in a tense saga of love, desire, power, and ambition.


Jac Wright
Author, Poet & Electronic Engineer
Twitter: @JacWrightBooks



***Jac Wright has been kind enough to provide The Closet ebooks to the first 30 (yes, 30!) people who fill out this CONTACT FORM on his website. Make sure to write in the subject line, "The Closet Giveaway" so the author knows what the message is for***

Easy enough, right? :) Enjoy, readers! 


  1. Hey! Nice post :) I am also spotlighting this author but my post is not up yet :) If you have the time.. here's the link to my blog, I would appreciate it if you do. Have a nice day, Tanya.

    1. I'm totally checking out your link! :)


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